Tim Robbins? Oh yeah he did. Arlington Road, Jacob's Ladder, War of the Worlds, The Player, Mystic River etc. The guy has quite the resume and one of my personal favourite actors. He's also one of the most diverse actors out there, able to do comedy and drama.
As for the film, it's one of my Top 50 favourites. The performances, script, music and characters are all amazing. Seriously, you can't really find a fault in this film, which is amazing since it was director Frank Darabont's motion picture debut. To make of film of this quality and calibre and with only a TV Movie under your belt at that point is quite the achievement in my eyes.
Theres sex and death and human grime in monochrome for one thin dime and at least the trains all run on time but they dont go anywhere.